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Risk Factors for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Associated With Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Children Under Five Years: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

This article, published in the Journal of Global Health, reports the results of a study that identified risk factors for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) in young children. The study presents a report of the strength of association between various socio-demographic risk factors and RSV-associated ALRI and could be used to develop targeted interventions to decrease their prevalence.

Author: Shi T, Balsells E, Wastnedge E, et al.

Published: 2015

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Citation: Shi T, Balsells E, Wastnedge E, et al. Risk Factors for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Associated With Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Children Under Five Years: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Global Health. 2015;5(2):020416.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Topics: Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global